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Optimist Worlds – Marco Gradoni makes it three world titles

Marco Gradoni of Italy won his third Optimist World Championship in style

Optimist World Championship – Marco Gradoni takes lead

Optimist defending World Champion Marco Gradoni of Italy takes the overall lead after the final two Qualification Series races on Wednesday

Optimist World Championship in Antigua – Day 1

A huge – 254 strong – fleet has gathered in Antigua for the Optimist 2019 World Championships. After two races with the fleet split in four groups, Richard Schultheis of Malta leads after winning both his flight races. In second…

Optimist European titles go to Italy

Alessandro Cortese ITA and Federica Contardi ITA are the 2019 Optimst European Champions

Optimist Europeans – Racing gets underway on day 2

After two races of the Optimist European Championships, Marc Mesquida ESP leads the Boys and Lisa Vucetti ITA the Girls

Optimist European Championships open in France

The Optimist European Championship begins today (Monday 24 June) in Brittany, France, with 176 Boys and 117 Girls from 50 nations

Optimist Open at Hayling Island – Final Day

Henry Heathcote of the Royal Lymington YC sailed a fine second day to win the Hayling Island SC Optimist Open Meeting

Optimist Open at Hayling Island – Day 1

Kuba Staite of the host claub leads the Optimist Open Meeting after three races completed on the opening day.

Marco Gradoni of Italy wins Lake Garda Optimist Meeting

The record breaking Lake Garda Optimist Meeting concluded Sunday with World Champion Marco Gradoni of Italy the winner of the Junior event